Wednesday, June 23, 2004

Viruphone worm on the loose...



Bradley Mitchell reports on the first worm written expressly for mobile phones. The worm, known as "Cabir", "spreads through a phone's Bluetooth wireless networking interface" and although it doesn't seem to cause damage, it has fascinating implications for the next generation of digital viruses.

On a similar note, a grad student of ours recently reported receiving a spam email message on her mobile phone....

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